Cultural Evening

Time 8:00pm - 10:15pm
Distler Performance Hall, Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue


Master of Ceremonies: Li Fan and Rebecca Varley, EPIIC ‘14
EPIIC Director Sherman Teichman
Made for More than Survival: Notes from Syria’s Refugee Crisis
Curt Rhodes Jr, International Director and Muthanna Khriesat, Jordan Country Director, Questscope
A Woman’s War: Egypt
Photographic Presentation by Elizabeth D. Herman, ‘10, EPIIC ‘07-08
The Sounds of Future Folklore
Solo Performance by Karim Nagi
Four Egyptian Tunes
Joshua Hahn ‘11, nay; Rich Jankowsky '95, EPIIC '91-92, riqq; Tala Kayyali ‘11, qanun; Kareem Roustom, MA ‘06, oud 
I. Samai Bayyati al-Aryan - Ibrahim al-'Aryan (1850-1920)
II. El-Hilwa Di - Sayed Darwish (1892-1923)
III. Dhikrayati - Muhammed al-Qasabji (1892-1966)
IV. Longa Farahfaza - Riadh al-Sunbati (1910-1981)
Three Rivers (Kareem Roustom)
Beth Bahia Cohen, Arabic violin and yayli tanbur; Mal Barsamian, clarinet and oud; Joshua Hahn ‘11, nay; Tala Kayyali ‘11, qanun; Rich Jankowsky and Fabio Pirozzolo MA ‘14, percussion; Sarita Uranovsky and Gabriel Rothman ‘15, violins; Will Myers ‘13, viola; Emmanuel Feldman, cello; Chris Finis ‘14, bass; Kareem Roustom, conductor
I. Aayr Araxi Aperov
Traditional Armenian - anonymous
II. Uyaney Gözlerim Gafletden Uyan 
Ottoman - attributed to Sultan Murad (1612-1640)
III. The Eternal River
Egyptian - Instrumental suite from the song Al-Nahr Al-Khaaled by Mohammed Abdel Wahaab (1902-1991)
Three Rivers is an arrangement of three melodies from Armenia, Ottoman Turkey, and Egypt for traditional instruments and string quartet arranged by Kareem Roustom
Scheherazade (Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, 1835-1905)
Nabih Bulos, violin;  Mark Kuss, piano; George Mathew, piano
III. Allegretto
Followed by a presentation by George Mathew on the collaboration between Music for Life International and the Institute for Global Leadership to aid Syrian Children

Tickets are priced the same as the regular events of the EPIIC Symposium. Please refer to Overview for pricing. Tufts students participate in the entire symposium (concert included) for $5.